American National Standard
ANSI/ISEA 121-2018, American National Standard for Dropped Object Prevention Solutions, establishes minimum design, performance, and labeling requirements for solutions that reduce dropped objects incidents in industrial and occupational settings. This groundbreaking standard focuses on preventative solutions actively used by workers to mitigate these hazards, and testing of these solutions.
Major Dropped Objects Equipment Categories
Tool Tethers. Lanyards or materials designed to connect tools to approved anchor points.
Tool Attachments. Attachment points designed to be field installed onto tools or equipment to provide appropriate connection points for tethering.
Anchor Attachments. Attachment points designed to be field installed on structures, equipment or workers, to provide appropriate connection points for tethering.
Containers and bags. Devices designed to carry or transport tools and equipment to and from heights.
Dropped Objects Infographic
DROPS – Dropped Objects Prevention Scheme